Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Ujjain
Diocese of Ujjain
उज्जैन के सूबा
|Area||18,225 km2 (7,037 sq mi)|
|(as of 2010)|
|Cathedral||St. Mary’s Cathedral in Ujjain|
|Patron saint||Saint Paul|
|Major Archbishop||George Alencherry|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Leo Cornelio|
|Website of the Diocese|
The Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Ujjain (Ujjain of the Syro-Malabars) is an Syro-Malabar eparchy (Eastern Catholic) in India, part of the rite-specific the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church (Syro-Oriental Rite).
As per 2014, it pastorally served 4,602 Eastern Catholics (0.1% of 6,253,649 total) on 18,441 km² in 41 parishes and a mission with 93 priests (41 diocesan, 52 religious), 433 lay religious (120 brothers, 313 sisters) and 9 seminarians.
- It was created on 29 July 1968 as Apostolic Exarchate of Ujjain, on territory split off from the (Latin) Diocese of Indore.
- On 26 February 1977 the Apostolic Exarchate was elevated to Diocese of Ujjain.
(all Syro-Malabar Rite)
- Apostolic Exarch of Ujjain
- Father John Perumattam, Missionary Society of St Thomas (M.S.T.) (29 July 1968 – 26 February 1977 see below)
- Suffragan Eparchs (Bishops) of Ujjain
- John Perumattam, M.S.T. (see above 26 February 1977 – retired 4 April 1998), died 2011
- Sebastian Vadakel, M.S.T. (4 April 1998 – ... ), no previous prelature
- GCatholic, with Google satellite photo - data for all sections
- Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Ujjain on Catholic-Hierarchy
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